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Common On-the-Job Injuries

Accidents happen, but sometimes there is no avoiding what can happen at home, on the road, or at work. When workplace accidents occur, sometimes it is because proper precautions were not put in place, or because employees were working in an unsafe environment. No matter who is to blame, you may be entitled to Workers’… Read More


Appealing a Denial of Benefits

When an injury happens at work, it can be a challenging and confusing experience. You must seek medical care and treatment if you are dealing with pain and diminished mobility. You may miss work, which means lost wages, and you will have to work through the Workers’ Compensation process. If your claim has been denied,… Read More


Ocean County Jury Awards Injured Worker $725K for Violation of NJ LAD

On March 20, 2018, an Ocean County, New Jersey jury awarded Joseph Lach $725,016.00, including $500,000.00 in punitive damages for a violation of New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination. Lach claimed that he was fired for filing a workers’ compensation claim for a shoulder injury sustained while lifting a couch while working as a full-time maintenance… Read More


New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division Upholds Workers’ Compensation Exclusive Remedy Provision in Death Case.

On April 9, 2018, the Appellate Division once again upheld the exclusive remedy provision of the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act as set forth at N.J.S.A. 34:15-8 in Geraldine A. Rodrigues, as Administrator of the Estate of Alfredo Rodrigues, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Eleven Vreeland, LLC, Defendant, and PCS Wireless, Inc., Defendant-Respondent, Docket No. A-0605-16T4. This case… Read More


 

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